February 3, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU

“Everyone I know is reevaluating their lives and what’s important,” says Florida Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic director Robert Cacioppo. More...

Tone-deaf comedy opens at Theatre Conspiracy

Theatre Conspiracy presents the hilarious and musically tone deaf comedy “Glorious!” The true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the worst singer in the world, opens at the Foulds Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5. More...

BEACH READING

‘Snark: A Polemic in Seven Fits’ By David Denby Simon & Schuster, $12

From movies and TV screens to newsstands and the Internet, it seems like the prevailing form of humor these days is to make fun of other people. Sometimes this is done with wit and imagination, but too often it comes out just petty and mean. More...

The wine spectator: Reflections on an $8 million weekend

I learned this last Saturday at the Naples Winter Wine Festival “Expanding Horizons” Charity Auction: His Royal Highness Prince Robert Louis Francois Marie of Luxembourg does not live in Luxembourg! He lives in Geneva, Switzerland! More...

Business News

Meetings in Paradise

Local offerings for corporate gatherings are competitive, accommodating and breathtaking

The tourism industry will forever remember October 2008 as a very bad time.   More...

Real Estate News

Homebuyer education class set

The Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Inc. is partnering with the Lee County Housing Development Corp. to provide a free homebuyer education class on Saturday, Feb. 20. More...

Sales up at North Star Yacht Club

Sales at North Star Yacht Club, a luxury riverfront condominium community, have flourished since December with 17 home sales reported within the last 45 days. In addition, weekly walk-in traffic more than doubled during last quarter 2009.   More...

Is your 1099-C short sale or foreclosure income taxable?

Short sales and foreclosures were all too common in Southwest Florida in 2009. So many people have been affected. They’ve lost homes and had to downsize their expectations and dreams.   More...